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Discussion of "plisytsi"
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Comment #2: Re: New definition.
gleki (Sun Jul 14 10:24:38 2013)

Wuzzy wrote:
> I just noticed that the first definition “p1=t1 is/are apple seed.”
> flawed since you can’t quantify the apple seed anymore. If you say
> mi ponse ci lo plisytsi” it means you possess three times one or more
> apple seed which could mean you posses three to infinite apple seed,
> makes this brivla not really useful. “p1=t1 is a apple seed.” on the
> other hand, is quantifiable so I prefer this one. Sorry for the trouble!
> :-/

Wait. Let's take gerku. It doesn't specify the number of dogs.

mi ralte lo gerku can mean "I keep a dog"/"I keep dogs"

To specify number you use either pa lo gerku or za'u lo gerku.

Comment #3: Re: New definition.
Wuzzy (Sun Jul 14 18:43:01 2013)

Yes, today I thought about it again and independently came to the
conclusion as you. Definition #1 was indeed the better one. Forget about
the new definition, it was silly.

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